Engineering Permits

Purpose of Permits

All permits issued by the Engineering Department are designed to do one or more of the following:

  • Alert the permit holder to his responsibilities while working in, occupying or traveling along the public right of way and to his potential liability should he damage City infrastructure
  • Assure that emergency service providers and other urban service providers are made aware of planned blockages of City right-of-ways for whatever legitimate purpose
  • Control the proliferation of obstructions, of whatever nature, within the public right of way
  • Limit the potential for damage to road infrastructure by limiting the routes of overweight and/or oversize vehicles
  • Protect the City and its citizens by insuring that work performed in the City's right of way is conducted in a safe manner and to City standards

Accepted Forms of Payment

  • Cash
  • Checks made out to "City of Longview"
  • Visa and MasterCard Debit / Credit Cards
Send completed Motor Vehicle Permit applications to